Articles categorized by: Economy & Companies

Faurencia takes majority stake in Chinese infoainment specialist Jiangxi Coagent Electronics

Faurencia (shareholder of Parrot Automotive) has purchased a majority stake in the capital equity of the Chinese company Jiangxi Coagent Electronics for a total consideration of RMB1.45Bn (€193 million). Strill pending from ligal and customary conditions, the transaction is expected to close before the end of 2017. InterChina Partners, the consultancy firm led by the […]

UNCTAD launches tool to measure impact of trade agreements on women’s economic empowerment

There has been much debate and controversy on the point related to the positive or negative impact on the working lives of women that they would generate such international trade agreements as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs), just naming some few. To date, studies […]

Amazon, goes brick and mortar through Whole Foods Market purchase

Amazon announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire Whole Foods Market for $42 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $13.7Bn, including Whole Foods Market’s net debt. Completion of the transaction is subject to approval by Whole Foods Market’s shareholders, regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions. The parties expect to close the […]